Rugby World Cup 2021 statement

World Rugby has made the difficult decision to recommend the postponement of Rugby World Cup 2021, scheduled to be hosted in New Zealand between 18 September-16 October, until next year. The recommendation will be considered by the Rugby World Cup Board and World Rugby Executive Committee on 8 and 9

Making preparations for move

Making preparations for move by Jack Malcolm Two Gisborne rugby players, Hunter Mokomoko and Jordyn Tihore, are in the midst of preparations for a move to play rugby in Japan this year. Mokomoko has yet to sign a contract but is in discussions with several teams from “Top League”, Japan's highest level


Fuelled by the disappointment of their first loss to Argentina in their last outing, the All Blacks responded in the expected manner to all but secure another Investec Tri Nations when winning 38-0 in Newcastle on Saturday. It was off a foundation provided by a committed forward pack that exacted a